Archive for: July, 2010

June Global Temperatures Warmest on Record

June Global Temperatures Warmest on Record ASHEVILLE, North Carolina, July 21, 2010 (ENS) – Last month’s combined global land and ocean surface temperature made it the warmest June on record, according to the National...

 

Cooling the Country One Roof at a Time

Cooling the Country One Roof at a Time WASHINGTON, DC, July 21, 2010 (ENS) – Designers will begin this summer on cool roof replacements for the Department of Energy Headquarters in Washington, and Energy Secretary Steven...

 

Baghdad Dog Cull Raises Alarm

Baghdad Dog Cull Raises Alarm

Baghdad Dog Cull Raises Alarm By Ali Kareem BAGHDAD, Iraq, July 21, 2010 (ENS) – The Baghdad provincial government has pledged to continue destroying stray dogs in the capital despite safety worries and accusations of animal...

 

Obama Establishes America’s First National Oceans Policy

Obama Establishes America’s First National Oceans Policy WASHINGTON, DC, July 20, 2010 (ENS) – President Barack Obama has established a national ocean policy that will for the first time create a coordinated system...

 

Gulf Spill Cleanup Efforts Harming, Not Helping, Birds

Gulf Spill Cleanup Efforts Harming, Not Helping, Birds WASHINGTON, DC, July 20, 2010 (ENS) – Some of the BP oil spill cleanup efforts are hurting birds and their habitats rather than helping them, according to a new report...

 

First Clean Energy Ministerial Builds Global Low Carbon Future

First Clean Energy Ministerial Builds Global Low Carbon Future

First Clean Energy Ministerial Builds Global Low Carbon Future WASHINGTON, DC, July 20, 2010 (ENS) – Ministers from 24 governments took part in the first-ever Clean Energy Ministerial in Washington Monday and Tuesday, launching...

 

U.S. Invests $455 Million in Pakistani Water and Energy Projects

U.S. Invests $455 Million in Pakistani Water and Energy Projects ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 20, 2010 (ENS) – The United States is assisting Pakistan to develop its renewable energy and water resources. Projects include dams...

 

Feds Will Listen to Public on Deepwater Drilling Safety

Feds Will Listen to Public on Deepwater Drilling Safety WASHINGTON, DC, July 19, 2010 (ENS) – In view of the three-month long BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, many people have formed strong opinions about drilling for...

 

BP Continues Testing Capped Well, Seepage Unrelated

BP Continues Testing Capped Well, Seepage Unrelated

BP Continues Testing Capped Well, Seepage Unrelated HOUSTON, Texas, July 19, 2010 (ENS) – BP can continue testing its capped oil well in the Gulf of Mexico after determining that nearby oil seepage is not related to the...

 

BP Stops Oil Spill in Test of New Containment Cap

BP Stops Oil Spill in Test of New Containment Cap HOUSTON, Texas, July 16, 2010 (ENS) – For the first time since BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil well blew out on April 20, oil has stopped spewing into the Gulf of Mexico....

 

Obama Boosts Michigan’s Advanced Battery Industry

Obama Boosts Michigan’s Advanced Battery Industry HOLLAND, Michigan, July 16, 2010 (ENS) – The official groundbreaking of a new advanced battery manufacturing plant in Holland on Thursday attracted both President Barack...

 

Ignorance, Obstacles Hamper U.S. Sea Turtle Protection, Experts Find

Ignorance, Obstacles Hamper U.S. Sea Turtle Protection, Experts Find WASHINGTON, DC, July 15, 2010 (ENS) – Population sizes of the six species of sea turtles listed as either endangered or threatened in the United States...

 

Sydney Tries Greener Transport With Electric Cars, New Cycleway

Sydney Tries Greener Transport With Electric Cars, New Cycleway

Sydney Tries Greener Transport With Electric Cars, New Cycleway SYDNEY, Australia, July 15, 2010 (ENS) – The City of Sydney has secured one of 40 Mitsubishi i-MiEVs for its vehicle fleet, the first production electric vehicle...

 

First Philippines Typhoon of 2010 Proves Deadly

First Philippines Typhoon of 2010 Proves Deadly MANILA, Philippines, July 14, 2010 (ENS) – At least 20 people have lost their lives and 57 others are missing following the first typhoon to strike the Philippines this...

 

Indian Ocean Sea Levels Rising Due to Greenhouse Gases

Indian Ocean Sea Levels Rising Due to Greenhouse Gases

Indian Ocean Sea Levels Rising Due to Greenhouse Gases BOULDER, Colorado, July 14, 2010 (ENS) – Rising sea levels in parts of the Indian Ocean appear to be a result of increases of atmospheric greenhouse gases caused by human...

 

BP Begins Installing Better Oil Containment Cap Over Broken Well

BP Begins Installing Better Oil Containment Cap Over Broken Well

BP Begins Installing Better Oil Containment Cap Over Broken Well HOUMA, Louisiana, July 11, 2010 (ENS) – Oil from the damaged Deepwater Horizon wellhead in the Gulf of Mexico is once again gushing unchecked into the water...

 

Climate Change Means More Heatwaves, Premature Deaths, Scientists Warn

Climate Change Means More Heatwaves, Premature Deaths, Scientists Warn WASHINGTON, DC, July 9, 2010 (ENS) – Climate change is a serious health hazard that the United States must prepare for, according to government and university...

 

Nevada Nuclear Test Site to Host Solar Demonstration Zone

Nevada Nuclear Test Site to Host Solar Demonstration Zone LAS VEGAS, Nevada, July 9, 2010 (ENS) – Advanced utility-scale solar energy technologies soon will be tested at a sprawling federal site in the Nevada desert where...

 

Climategate Scientists Vindicated

Climategate Scientists Vindicated

Climategate Scientists Vindicated, ‘Honesty Not in Doubt’ LONDON, UK, July 8, 2010 (ENS) – Climate scientists at a UK research unit whose emails were hacked and published in a scandal known as Climategate have...

 

Baghdad’s Trash Piles Up

Baghdad’s Trash Piles Up

Baghdad’s Trash Piles Up By Zaineb Naji and Dawood Salman BAGHDAD, Iraq, July 6, 2010 (ENS) – The Baghdad municipality has launched new plans to tackle the capital’s rubbish problem, though there are question...

 
 
 
 

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